Semester at Sea
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About Semester at Sea:
Add a truly global semester to your college education. Operated by the private, nonprofit Institute for Shipboard Education, Semester at Sea’s worldwide itineraries offer rigorous coursework coupled with field assignments, service learning in 8-12 international destinations, and the skills necessary to compete in today’s rapidly globalizing world. Credit earned is fully transferable by the University of Virginia.
Semester at Sea (SAS) global study abroad program provides cruises typically built around an enrichment voyage. Students aboard their ship, the MV Explorer, will sail with leading academics, scientists, artists, and authors who will share their insight and expertise along the way.
Semester at Sea’s Ship:
MV World Odyssey, 600 students
Semester at Seas Destinations:
Itineraries encompass a semester of travel and include a variety of global destinations.
Additional information about Semester at Sea:
Semester at Sea has had the honor of hosting these prominent guests: Mother Teresa (Nobel Laureate), Sir Arthur C. Clarke (Author of 2001: A Space Odyssey), Anwar Sadat (Egyptian President), Archbishop Desmond Tutu (Nobel Laureate), Corazon Aquino (President of the Philippines), Indira Gandhi (Indian Prime Minister), Mikhail Gorbachev (USSR President), Nelson Mandela (First President of South Africa, Nobel Laureate), Pete Peterson (First U.S. Ambassador to Viet Nam), Sidi Mohammed (Crown Prince of Morocco) and C.H. Tung (Chief Executive of Hong Kong).
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